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Against the Sun (2014)

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A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.

Director:

Brian Peter Falk (as Brian Falk)

Writers:

Brian Peter Falk (as Brian Falk), Mark David Keegan

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Cast

Cast overview:
Garret Dillahunt ... Harold Dixon
Tom Felton ... Tony Pastula
Jake Abel ... Gene Aldrich
Nadia Parra Nadia Parra ... Frances Pastula
Quinton Flynn ... Newsreel Narrator
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Storyline

In one of the most harrowing true stories of World War II, three US Navy airmen crash land their torpedo bomber in the South Pacific and find themselves on a tiny life raft, surrounded by open ocean. No food. No water. No hope of rescue. Against incredible odds, these three virtual strangers must survive storms, sharks, starvation - and each other - as they try to sail more than a thousand miles to safety. Written by The American Film Company

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic material involving peril and hardships, and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The actual life raft used by the three airmen in 1942 is on display at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida. See more »

Goofs

Although the crew spent 34 days in the raft, their hair length at the end of the film is the same as at the beginning. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Gene Aldrich: [over the radio] Chief, this is Aldrich. I'm losing her on the ARA.
Tony Pastula: [to himself] Come on, where are you goin'?
Gene Aldrich: [into radio] Chief, I've lost the beacon. Over. Are we close Chief?
Tony Pastula: I'll give him a tap, maybe his com is down.
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The Gallant Seventh
Written by John Philip Sousa
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Were they shaving alwhile adrift?
12 August 2018 | by vinidiveSee all my reviews

It could be a great movie pf a fantastic story. Director mess it up. Were they shaved after 20 days adrift? A shark biting a hand and causing minimum damage? Just poor. One of the views movies I could not finish watching


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ghosts of the Pacific See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,023, 25 January 2015

Gross USA:

$4,646

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,698
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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